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121 Car Games (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harwood, David ; illustrated by Eric Winter and Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721404944 / 9780721404943 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A slightly later reprint from c. 1980. Rubs to the spine edges, ends and corners. The boards are clean. There is a tiny mark to the very bottom of the page on p. 33. Pages are otherwise clean though a flattened crease runs through the last 20 pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 51pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. No tally of available titles. 104992 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
136 What to Look for Outside a Church (Ladybird Books, Series 649)
Hunt, P. J. ; with illutrations by Ronald Lampitt Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1972 0721403174 / 9780721403175 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 30p on the back cover. The boards are quite noticeably rubbed, especially at the spine and edges and there is a small rubbed patch (pink cover lifted) on the rear board. Some light marks to rear board. In VG clean condition inside. No names or inscriptions. No handling creases to pages. This is the last title listed of 5 titles on the back cover. 52pp. 304356 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
122 Car Games (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harwood, David ; illustrated by Eric Winter and Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1978 0721404944 / 9780721404943 Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A later printing. Matt pictorial boards. In really nice clean condition. There are light rubs to the spine ends, spine edges and corners. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed barcode, ISBN number and price of 75p on the back cover. 306472 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
137 The Story of Arms and Armour, A Ladybird Achievements Book (Ladybird Book, Series 601)
Hunter, Edmund ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402968 / 9780721402963 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1973. Rubs to the spine ends, spine edges and corners. The binding is firm and pages are clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 51. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. Tally of over 330 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover and the list of titles in the series ends with No. 22 Time, Calendars and Clocks. 307133 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
123 Car Games (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harwood, David ; illustrated by Eric Winter and Martin Aitchison Ladybird Books Loughborough 1978 0721404944 / 9780721404943 Hardcover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A later printing. Matt pictorial boards. In really nice clean condition. There is ever such a slight bend in the boards and the slightest of bruises to the spine ends. Otherwise an excellent copy. Bright and clean inside and out. No names or inscriptions. No handling creasing to pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 60p on the back cover. No tally. No other titles listed on the back. 51pp. 306397 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
138 The Story of the Bicycle (A Ladybird Achievements Book, Series 601)
Hunter, Edmund ; with illustrations by Ronald Jackson Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1975 072140409x / 9780721404097 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Jackson, Ronald 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Matt pictorial boards. A really good example of this now scarce Ladybird book. The front cover is bright and clean. There are some light greyish grubby marks to the back cover. Light rubs to corners and to spine ends. In excellent condition inside - clean and bright and appears barely read. No names or inscriptions and no handling creases to the pages. Faint imprint on the front endpaper from an old pencilled pricemark. I believe this to be a first edition. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. No tally mentioned. This is the last title of 26 in the series listed on the back cover. Only one further title followed Bicycles in this series and that was Steam Locomotives of the World in 1979. 52pp. 106078 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
124 Cub Scouts: Who they are and what they do (Ladybird, Series 706)
Harwood, David ; with illustrations by John Berry Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1970 072140264x / 9780721402642 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A really nice copy in very good, clean condition. Later printing. ISBN and price of 50p printed on the back cover. Light rubs to the spine ends. No names, inscriptions or any other handling marks. Pages crisp and clean. 52pp. 102951 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
139 A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space
Jackson, Libby Century | Penguin London 2017 1780898363 / 9781780898360 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. RRP 16.99. pp. 143. From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between. From Ada Lovelace in the nineteenth century, to the women behind the Apollo missions, from the astronauts breaking records on the International Space Station to those blazing the way in the race to get to Mars, A Galaxy of Her Own reveals extraordinary stories, champions unsung heroes and celebrates remarkable achievements from around the world. Written by Libby Jackson, a leading UK expert in human space flight, and illustrated with bold and beautiful artwork from the students of London College of Communication, this is a book to delight and inspire trailblazers of all ages. Packed full of both amazing female role models and mind-blowing secrets of space travel, A Galaxy of Her Own is guaranteed to make any reader reach for the stars. 307266 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
125 The Public Services: Water Supply, A Ladybird 'Easy-Reading' Book (Ladybird Book, Series 606E)
Havenhand, I. & J. ; with illustrations by John Berry Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1969 0721402283 / 9780721402284 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First edition. Boards are clean and tight. Just a little very light rubbing to the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A couple of very light little handling creases to the half-title page; the pages are otherwise clean, bright and free from creases. 51pp. Printed 9-digit ISBN number and price of 2/6 on the back cover. Tally of over 230 available Ladybird title mentioned on the back cover. All three titles in the series are listed on the back cover. 105270 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
140 Collecting Stamps (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 67)
James, Alan ; illustrations by A. N. Buchanan Basil Blackwell Oxford 1973 0631069100 / 9780631069102 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 61pp. 037988 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
126 Beautiful Things Around You - A Picture Book in Colour Photography
Henning, Paul Hachette London 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. A bump to the bottom corner of the front board, light bruising to spine ends and rubs to the board edges. A couple of very light foxing spots to the endpapers. Pages clean. pp. 31. 106663 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
141 Collecting Stamps (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 67)
James, Alan ; illustrations by A. N. Buchanan Basil Blackwell Oxford 1973 0631069100 / 9780631069102 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 61pp. 035240 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
127 Earthquakes (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 73)
Hirst, W. ; with illustrations by W. G. D. Hill Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 0631132007 / 9780631132004 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037991 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
142 Animals (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 40)
James, Alan ; illustrations by Jennifer Robbins and colour plates by L. Field Marchant Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 0631067906 / 9780631067900 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 63pp. Reprint; first published in 1969. 035251 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
128 Volcanoes (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 54)
Hirst, William ; edited by John Cutforth and J. C. Gagg ; illustrations by W. G. D. Hill Basil Blackwell Oxford 1971 0631069003 / 9780631069003 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A nice copy; clean condition. Pages all clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original red boards. Minor rubs to spine ends. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed and chipped at the edges and has a one inch tear (approx) at the base of the spine - not price clipped, and now protected inside a removable clear archival loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 64pp. 037548 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
143 Spiders and Scorpions (Blackwell's Learning Library No. 94)
James, Alan ; illustrations by Michael Shoebridge Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 0631133704 / 9780631133704 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 59pp. 037918 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
129 The Milkman (A Ladybird Book, produced in association with the Midlands Co-operative Dairies Promotional Group. No Series)
Hook, Tina ; photographs by Tim Clark Penguin Books Ltd Loughborough 1983 072141060x / 9780721410609 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. First edition. Published without a series designation. Printed ISBN on the back cover; no price on the back cover. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or handling creases to pages. 43pp. 103830 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
144 Spiders and Scorpions (Blackwell's Learning Library No. 94)
James, Alan ; illustrations by Michael Shoebridge Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 0631133704 / 9780631133704 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 59pp. 035236 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
130 The Story of the Cowboy (A Ladybird Book, Series 707)
Humphris, Frank Ladybird Books Loughborough 1972 0721403328 / 9780721403328 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1980. Boards are bruised at the spine ends, with some very light rubs to the edges, small rubbed patch to the rear board and a slightly dark stain to the top edge of the rear board next to the spine. Very small grubby mark on the front endpaper. Previous owner's name written neatly in pen at the top edge of the title page. Pages are clean, binding tight and there are no handling creases to the pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. 51pp. 105444 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
145 Tunnels (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 59)
James, Alan ; illustrations by W. G. D. Hill Basil Blackwell Oxford 1977 063106950x / 9780631069508 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Reprint; first published in 1972. Laminated pictorial boards. Similar style to a ladybird book. Excellent, clean, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. No names or inscriptions. 61pp. 035242 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
131 Captain Cook (Ladybird Books, Series 561)
Humphris, Frank (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Loughborough 1980 0721405592 / 9780721405599 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Glazed / laminated pictorial boards. Boards with the blue and purple borders. In excellent condition. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed ISBN and barcode on the back cover; no price on the back cover. The list on the back isn't numbered but is arranged by subject, i.e. Great Rulers, Prehistory etc. 104207 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
146 Penguin's Way
Johnston ; illustrated by Leonard Weisgard Bodleian Library 2015 1851244271 / 9781851244270 Hard Cover NEW No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New book. Pictorial boards. RRP 10.99. Beautifully illustrated children's book about emperor penguins. Unpaginated. 058029 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
 
132 Nelson (A Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Humphris, Frank (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1980 0721405576 / 9780721405575 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial covers, with ISBN number and printed price of 40p on the back cover. No barcode. Very slightly rubbed spine ends and corners. In excellent, barely used, clean and unmarked condition. 51 pages. 102700 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
147 Grenfell of Labrador
Johnston, James S. W. Partridge & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Old Bailey, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth; art nouveau style design to the spine. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. Pages are very brown, due to acidic, poor quality, paper used for manufacture. Light bruises and rubs to the board edges. The front endpaper has been removed, exposing webbing to the front inner hinge. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1915). Rear inner hinge is very good. The boards are slightly bowed. pp. 192, plates, 32 (publisher's lists). 19.3cm. 308868 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
133 The Story of the Cowboy (A Ladybird Book, Series 707)
Humphris, Frank (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Loughborough 1972 0721403328 / 9780721403328 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from co. 1980. The corners and spine ends are bruised and rubbed and there are some rubs to the spine edges. Tiny black mark to the rear board. Nice and clean inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages and the binding is firm. pp. 52. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 40p on the back cover. No tally on the back cover. 4 titles from series 707 listed on the back cover. 307122 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
148 Whale's Way
Johnston, Johanna ; illustrated by Leonard Weisgard Bodleian Library Oxford 2015 185124428X / 9781851244287 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. RRP 10.99. First published in 1965 and reproduced here by the Bodleian. 'That is the way of the largest creature on earth. That is the whale's way.'The humpback whales journey through polar seas, diving, spouting and leaping. As winter comes they swim through treacherous waters towards the warmer climate of the equator. Will they escape the hunters and guide baby whale to safety? Telling the story of the life cycle of the whale in a simple narrative, this is a beautifully illustrated book with timeless appeal. Beautifully illustrated slim unpaginated children's picture book with lots of factual information about the whale. 306877 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
 
134 Your Body at Work (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 15)
Humphrys, L. G. ; edited by John Cutforth and J. C. Gagg ; illustrations by T. H. Stubley Basil Blackwell Oxford 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A nice copy; clean condition. 1967 reprint; first published in 1963. Pages all clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original boards. The dust jacket has a few minor rubs to the edges and some mild creasing to the top edge of the back cover - not price clipped, and now protected inside a removable clear archival loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 64pp. 040779 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
149 The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes: Christmas
Jones, Rebecca Nosy Crow 2016 0857637266 / 9780857637260 Soft Cover New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New. RRP 9.99. Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully-designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. The twenty four festive designs include Christmas trees, gingerbread men, reindeer and more and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends. 058061 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
135 Fruit and Fruit Growing (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 39)
Humphrys, L. G. ; illustrations by Norman Buchanan Basil Blackwell Oxford 1977 0631068104 / 9780631068105 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Reprint; first published in 1969. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. No names, inscriptions or other marks.. 61pp. 035252 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
150 Rosa Parks (Little People, Big Dreams)
Kaiser, Lisbeth ; illustrated by Marta Antelo Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2017 1786030179 / 9781786030177 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. Excellent, fine condition. 3ed printing of this UK edition. RRP 9.99. In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. Rosa Parks grew up in Alabama, where she learned to stand up for herself at an early age. Rosa went on to become a civil rights activist whose courage and dignity sparked the movement that ended segregation. She never stopped working for equal rights. This inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos section at the back. Slim unpaginated picture book. 307609 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
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